For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
84 Ratings

The Railroad Man

Il ferroviere

Directed by Pietro Germi
Italy, 1956


The railroad engineer Andrea Marcocci has been working with his partner and friend Gigi Liverani for thirty years and feels happy and proud with his work, drinking wine after hours with his friends in a bar owned by the former railroad man Ugo.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
The Railroad Man Directed by Pietro Germi

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1956 | Special Mention: OCIC Award

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1956 | 3 wins including: Best Film - Foreign Film (Unofficial Award)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1957 | 2 wins including: Best Director

1957 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor

What are people saying?

Related films